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:00 Fourth Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 38, Delta Rabbits 7

Hadley Myers scored late for Delta to avoid the shutout. Hurricane advances to the 3A state championship game for the third consecutive year. The Tigers did it with a run game that would make Air Force jealous. Junior Brian Scott rushed for 149 yards and 2 touchdowns. Jarom Healey wasn't far behind with 130 yards and 2 touchdowns. Trey Smith also added 88 yards on the ground including a 45 yard touchdown. Hurricane will face the winner of the semifinal between Juan Diego and Judge.

7:28 Fourth Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 38, Delta Rabbits 0

Corey Edwards boots a 22 yard field goal to give the Tigers a 38-0 lead. Hurricane can start making travel plans for next Friday.

9:07 Fourth Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

Another nice run by Brian Scott has the Tigers knocking on the door again. 1st and 10 at the Rabbits 4-yard line.

10:59 Fourth Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

Hurricane has 337 yards rushing through 3 quarters on 35 carries. That's almost ten yards per carry.

:00 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

Hurricane has been good this season defensively. They give up just 14 points a game which is 3rd best in 3A. But they have yet to record a shutout this season. If they keep Delta out of the end zone in the final quarter this would be their first.

2;16 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

The Tigers defense is tough. Delta goes for it on 4th and 7 and they come up short. Hurricane takes over on their own 12.

4:37 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

Delta has reached the red zone for the first time. 1st and 10 at the Tigers 19.

7:57 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

How did Hurricane lose to Cedar?

7:57 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 35, Delta Rabbits 0

Another Hurricane drive and another touchdown. It's Brian Scott again, this time a 9-yard run. The Tigers convert on the two point conversion.

15:00 Third Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 27, Delta Rabbits 0

Halftime stats: The Tigers have rushed for 228 yards in the first half. Jarom Healey has 136 yards on 9 carries and 2 touchdowns. He is averaging 15 yards a carry. Delta did not complete a pass in the first half.

:00 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 27, Delta Rabbits 0

The first half ends with an interception. The Tigers Mccrae Viafanua picked off the pass by Colin Christensen and both teams head to the locker room.

1:35 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 27, Delta Rabbits 0

So much for my previous entry. Hurricane scores another touchdown as Brian Scott finds a big hole and runs into the end zone from 22 yards. Tigers running away with this one.

3:15 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

This is the 2nd meeting between Hurricane and Delta this season. The first meeting took place in week 2. Hurricane had a 20-0 lead at halftime in that game. The final score was 20-8. I wonder if we see the same thing again.

5:20 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

Another sack by the Hurricane defense forces a punt and, thanks to a nice return by Healey, the Tigers have the ball at their own 44 yard line.

6:31 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

Mccrae Viafanua with another big play for the Tigers sacks Christensen and Delta faces 3rd and 10.

7:36 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

The Delta drive ends with an interception. Hurricane's Mccrae Viafanua gets the pick but then the Tigers fumble the ball and give it right back to Delta who starts first and 10 on the Tigers 39 yard line.

8:09 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

Delta quarterback Colin Christensen made a nice play to avoid the sack and then scrambled 14 yards for a first down. Delta is in Hurricane territory at the 32 yard line.

11:12 Second Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 20, Delta Rabbits 0

Guess who just scored? Yes, Jarom Healey. He takes the 2nd play of the quarter 30 yards for a score. Hurricane is dominating this football game.

12:00 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

Hurricane running back Jarom Healey is very good. He has 92 yards on six carries in the 1st quarter. The Tigers gained more than 170 yards of total offense in the quarter.

:57 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

Another three-and-out for Delta. A block in the back on the punt pushes Hurricane back to their own 30 yard line after a nice return.

2:37 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

A 45 yard field goal attempt by Hurricane's Corey Edwards comes up short and Delta takes over on their own 20

5:33 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

Delta decides to go for it on 4th and 1. The Hurricane defense gets a stop and takes over at their own 44 yard line.

6:35 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

Delta starting to move the ball with their option attack. They just crossed midfield with just under 7 minutes left in the 1st quarter.

7:47 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 13, Delta Rabbits 0

Hurricane starts their 2nd drive on the Delta 38-yard line. The first play is a handoff to Jarom Healey and he runs untouched for another Hurricane touchdown. The extra point is no good. Less than 5 minutes into this game the Tigers have a two score lead.

7:55 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 7, Delta Rabbits 0

If you have any questions for me during the game you can email me at jjensen@ksl.com or ou can reach me on twitter @JJSportsBeat

8:45 First Quarter
Hurricane Tigers 7, Delta Rabbits 0

Sorry for the late start. Just wrapped up a live report during our 6pm newscast. Hurricane scores first on a two-play, 60 yard drive that ended with a 45 yard touchdown run by Trey Smith. Jarom Healey had a 23 yard run on the drive.

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